Niba is a Researcher at Anant School for Climate Action. She is a lawyer by training. She graduated from Government Law College, Calicut. Having been into banking for over half a decade, she did her Master’s in Public Policy and Governance from Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. She has worked with the Centre for Environment, Urban Governance and Infrastructure Development, Administrative Staff College of India, (ASCI) Hyderabad in the areas of sanitation and urban infrastructure.